The first gaming laptops with 300Hz displays are coming this fall

about X hours ago from
The first gaming laptops with 300Hz displays are coming this fall

Refresh rates are a little bit like speedometers in a car—you may never hit the top speed, but it's nice to know you potentially could, depending on a variety of factors. It was only a matter of time before PC displays moved the needle. As such, Asus today announced the ROG Zephyrus S GX701 with an eye-popping 300Hz panel.

Gamestop says a new Splinter Cell game is 'on the horizon'

about X hours ago from
Gamestop says a new Splinter Cell game is 'on the horizon'

The Splinter Cell rumor machine cranked over again today courtesy of Gamestop, which is now selling replica Splinter Cell Goggles for $40. The "ultra-realistic" rig features "iconic lights and sounds from the videogames," and yes, you can strap it to your melon and walk around in public if that's your thing. Expected to ship November 1, four AAA batteries required, not included.

The new Steam library is coming September 17, and smart collections are its best new feature

about X hours ago from
The new Steam library is coming September 17, and smart collections are its best new feature

At long last, Steam looks shiny. It looks new. It looks like... Netflix. Or the Apple TV. Or Amazon Prime Video. Steam has never been a pretty computer program, but a long-awaited overhaul, coming September 17, brings a more modern look to the Steam library, reorganizing game pages with larger artwork, a prominent space for updates, and a new homepage that highlights what your friends are playing and games you may not even remember you own. It's absolutely prettier, though its facelift does make it look an awful lot like other contemporary digital libraries. 

Plants vs Zombies: Battle for Neighborville is out now, sort of

about X hours ago from
Plants vs Zombies: Battle for Neighborville is out now, sort of

EA and Popcap are trying something new with the release of multiplayer shooter Plants vs Zombies: Battle for Neighborville. First of all, I should say that Plants vs Zombies: Battle for Neighborville exists, which you may not have known because the only formal announcement until now was a 24-hour countdown clock that ended today. And now that it's today, Battle for Neighborville has both been announced and released—partially, at least.

Fortnite is teasing an It crossover

about X hours ago from
Fortnite is teasing an It crossover

Let's say you were a pan-dimensional evil clown who enjoys eating kids. Where would you hide out now? The sewer? Nah, this isn't 1960, the year Stephen King's novel It was originally set. Today, any child-eating demon worth its salt would definitely set up shop in Fortnite, one of the most popular games in the world.